Kurt Cobain

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Los Angeles Times
Shamrock looks for luck with iconic artists' music rightsthe estates of so-called legacy artists. Clients include the estates of Jim Mor
Shamrock looks for luck with iconic artists' music rights
Los Angeles Times / Posted an hour ago
the estates of so-called legacy artists. Clients include the estates of Jim Morrison, the Ramones, Muddy Waters and Kurt Cobain. Jampol said many estates, often controlled by a deceased musician’s heirs, are mismanaged or are simply content... Read more
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Daily Mail
Frances Bean Cobain removes belongings from home she shared with exthe home in West Hollywood she shared with her estranged husband Isaiah Silva
Frances Bean Cobain removes belongings from home she shared with ex
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
the home in West Hollywood she shared with her estranged husband Isaiah Silva The daughter of the late Nivarna frontman Kurt Cobain and actress Courtney Love filed for divorce from Silva in March after less than two years of marriage. According... Read more
22h
Newser
Fan Finds Two Previously-Unheard Nirvana Tracks on eBayThe eight stories you need to know, bright and early. Old Reel on eBay Yields
Fan Finds Two Previously-Unheard Nirvana Tracks on eBay
Newser / Posted 22 hours ago
The eight stories you need to know, bright and early. Old Reel on eBay Yields 2 New Nirvana Recordings One might feature Kurt Cobain on drums Old Reel on eBay Yields 2 New Nirvana Recordings is... Get the 8@8: The eight stories you need to... Read more
23h
The Atlantic
The Military Origins of the Cardiganexceedingly preppy or seductively edgy, depending on who wears it, and how: but
The Military Origins of the Cardigan
The Atlantic / Posted 23 hours ago
exceedingly preppy or seductively edgy, depending on who wears it, and how: button-downed professionalism versus grungy Kurt Cobain hair flip. They’ve taken on a silver-screen allure thanks to their more glamorous wearers like Brigitte Bardot.... Read more
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New York Magazine
Today Is a Great Day to Be Led Zeppelin, But a Bad Day to Be 48 Percent of Britonsas well as two wholly new compositions: a weird noodly psychedelic thing, which
Today Is a Great Day to Be Led Zeppelin, But a Bad Day to Be 48 Percent of Britons
New York Magazine / Posted yesterday
as well as two wholly new compositions: a weird noodly psychedelic thing, which confirms our long-held suspicions that Kurt Cobain loved the Grateful Dead, and a more hard-rocking number in which Dave Grohl plays all the instruments. In a move... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Politics has become a pastime of fear and loathingopinions of the other side. What was happening then? Nelson Mandela became Sout
Politics has become a pastime of fear and loathing
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
opinions of the other side. What was happening then? Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first black president, and Kurt Cobain killed himself. Some guy named O.J. was on trial. In the latest poll, 58 percent of Republicans and 55 percent... Read more
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CNET
eBay archaelogist finds two unreleased Nirvana songs hiding on Ebayworth listening to, if only just to join in on the YouTube comment thread specu
eBay archaelogist finds two unreleased Nirvana songs hiding on Ebay
CNET / Posted yesterday
worth listening to, if only just to join in on the YouTube comment thread speculating about whether or not it's actually Kurt Cobain playing drums. The other track is untitled but drummer Dave Grohl plays all the instruments, which blast out of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento band Hippie Sabotage’s ugly fist fight with festival staff captured on videopunched in the face during the Altamont Free Concert by a member of the Hell’s
Sacramento band Hippie Sabotage’s ugly fist fight with festival staff captured on video
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
punched in the face during the Altamont Free Concert by a member of the Hell’s Angels who helped provide security. In 1991, Kurt Cobain of Nirvana scuffled with a member of security following a stage dive gone wrong during a show in Dallas. Hippie... Read more
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Billboard
Hear Unreleased Nirvana Songs, Unearthed From 1993 Studio Sessionuntitled song allegedly featuring Dave Grohl playing all instruments. The notes
Hear Unreleased Nirvana Songs, Unearthed From 1993 Studio Session
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
untitled song allegedly featuring Dave Grohl playing all instruments. The notes uncovered by Alternative Nation insinuate Kurt Cobain could be the one drumming on “Lullaby.” Photos of Nirvana's First Show Uncovered by Seattle Teenager Check the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Kurt Cobain's art to be featured in touring exhibitArt created by Kurt Cobain is set to be displayed in an upcoming touring exhibi
Kurt Cobain's art to be featured in touring exhibit
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Art created by Kurt Cobain is set to be displayed in an upcoming touring exhibit. Jeff Jampol, who manages late performers like the Nirvana frontman, is organizing the project, which will feature much of the rocker's works of art as well as some of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
27 Club: Stars Who Died at Age 27, From Jimi Hendrix to Anton YelchinAmerican graphic artist famous for graffiti-inspired paintings died of a heroin
27 Club: Stars Who Died at Age 27, From Jimi Hendrix to Anton Yelchin
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
American graphic artist famous for graffiti-inspired paintings died of a heroin overdose in his Manhattan studio. Kurt Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) The singer-songwriter and frontman for the grunge band Nirvana died of a... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
27 Club: Stars Who Died at Age 27, From Jimi Hendrix to Anton Yelchinand frontman for The Doors was found in the bathtub of a Paris apartment, appar
27 Club: Stars Who Died at Age 27, From Jimi Hendrix to Anton Yelchin
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
and frontman for The Doors was found in the bathtub of a Paris apartment, apparently from an accidental heroin overdose. Kurt Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) The singer-songwriter and frontman for the grunge band Nirvana died of a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Star Trek rising star Anton Yelchin dies in car accident, aged 27to die at the same age. Others have included the former Rolling Stone Brian Jo
Star Trek rising star Anton Yelchin dies in car accident, aged 27
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
to die at the same age. Others have included the former Rolling Stone Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Kurt Cobain, singer and guitarist with the rock group Nirvana. As well as his Ensign Paval Chekov role in Star Trek, Yelchin... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Why superstar Daniel Johns has fled Australiaonstage sexuality — something that once prompted gasping comment from Courtney
Why superstar Daniel Johns has fled Australia
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
onstage sexuality — something that once prompted gasping comment from Courtney Love, widow of Johns’ early influence Kurt Cobain — seems often to be overcome. “He has survived 25 years of intense fame and all the ridiculous pressure that... Read more
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11 News Houston
Corrections & ClarificationsAug. 13 about accuracy in recent music biopics and documentaries didn't fully c
Corrections & Clarifications
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
Aug. 13 about accuracy in recent music biopics and documentaries didn't fully characterize Buzz Osborne's relationship with Kurt Cobain. The musician went to high school with Cobain and played in his pre-Nirvana band Fecal Matter.... Read more
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Pitchfork
Kurt Cobain Art Exhibition Planneddeceased musicians such as the Ramones, the Doors, and Janis Joplin. Jambol is
Kurt Cobain Art Exhibition Planned
Pitchfork / Posted 7 days ago
deceased musicians such as the Ramones, the Doors, and Janis Joplin. Jambol is also involved with the estate of the late Kurt Cobain, whose work he said is “going to be relevant for centuries.” He said he was working with Frances Bean Cobain and... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
New restaurants to try: The Living Room Wine Cafe, BLK Live, WaBa Grillbacklit at night for a dramatic effect, and include such icons as David Bowie,
New restaurants to try: The Living Room Wine Cafe, BLK Live, WaBa Grill
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 days ago
backlit at night for a dramatic effect, and include such icons as David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, AC/DC and Led Zeppelin, with a painting of Prince in the works. Details: 7301 E. Butherus Drive, Scottsdale.... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Speakerbox, Julie Slonecki, White/Bogan Duo, The Wombatsto create Come As You Are, a night of electric and acoustic covers honoring the
Speakerbox, Julie Slonecki, White/Bogan Duo, The Wombats
Charleston City Paper / Posted 9 days ago
to create Come As You Are, a night of electric and acoustic covers honoring the influential songwriting of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain. “I feel like every musician and listener has had a special connection to Nirvana at some point in their lives,”... Read more
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USA Today
Smells like history: Nirvana's 'Bleach' turns 27 todayevident and today, June 15, we celebrate the release of Bleach, the 1989 Sub Po
Smells like history: Nirvana's 'Bleach' turns 27 today
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
evident and today, June 15, we celebrate the release of Bleach, the 1989 Sub Pop album that introduced a guitarist named Kurt Cobain to the world. (The record's back cover actually lists "Kurdt Kobain: vocals, guitar.") The band was a quartet by... Read more
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Pitchfork
Third Man Reissuing Out-of-Print Melvins Albumsalbums on vinyl. Each record is pressed on 180-gram vinyl in gatefold sleeves.
Third Man Reissuing Out-of-Print Melvins Albums
Pitchfork / Posted 10 days ago
albums on vinyl. Each record is pressed on 180-gram vinyl in gatefold sleeves. Houdini, which features tracks produced by Kurt Cobain, includes a bonus track—the band's cover of the MC5's “Rocket Reducer No. 62 (Rama Lama Fa Fa Fa).” Stag has been... Read more
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Billboard
Soul Sisters Podcast: Lena Hall on Why 'Girl Power Needs to Come Back'have a big enough social media following to sell out an entire run"), what voca
Soul Sisters Podcast: Lena Hall on Why 'Girl Power Needs to Come Back'
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
have a big enough social media following to sell out an entire run"), what vocal techniques she's learned from watching Kurt Cobain ("It’s very calm, the way he’s doing it…you can scream and do it constantly and it never hurts your voice because... Read more
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Al.com
10 hilarous 'Weird Al' Yankovic songsnative “Weird Al” Yankovic. Yankovic recording a parody of “Smells Like Teen Sp
10 hilarous 'Weird Al' Yankovic songs
Al.com / Posted 11 days ago
native “Weird Al” Yankovic. Yankovic recording a parody of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” is said to have been what made Kurt Cobain realize Nirvana had really made it as a band. Thirty years after Yankovic broke through with his 1984 smash “Eat... Read more
11d
The Hill
As VP, Warren could lead the way for Democratsinexplicably taken by Trump's recent suggestion, "You gotta be cool," heed inst
As VP, Warren could lead the way for Democrats
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
inexplicably taken by Trump's recent suggestion, "You gotta be cool," heed instead the dictum of millennial avatar Kurt Cobain, "I'd rather be dead than cool." There's the unprecedented endorsement from Krist Novoselic, bandmate of Cobain... Read more
11d
Londonist
Prince, Bob Marley And The Beatles Celebrated At Backyard Cinemato the market for a fortnight of outdoor film screenings, all with a music them
Prince, Bob Marley And The Beatles Celebrated At Backyard Cinema
Londonist / Posted 11 days ago
to the market for a fortnight of outdoor film screenings, all with a music theme. Bob Marley's biography Marley, and Kurt Cobain: Life of Heck kick off the week. Later, The Beatles play augmented versions of themselves in A Hard Day's Night,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Apple Music's First Year: What Works, What Needs To Be Retunedsnobs: The fact that Apple is paying people to build thousands of playlists wit
Apple Music's First Year: What Works, What Needs To Be Retuned
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 12 days ago
snobs: The fact that Apple is paying people to build thousands of playlists with titles as specific as "Songs About Kurt Cobain" and "Reggae Songs By R&B Singers" is kind of insane. Some playlists offer a high-level (but still thoughtfully... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Merry reunion for one of Wollongong’s most-loved bandsmonths, every four out of five guys at the Oxford had long hair and flannelette
Merry reunion for one of Wollongong’s most-loved bands
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
months, every four out of five guys at the Oxford had long hair and flannelette shirts on and were trying to look like Kurt Cobain. The Merry Widows in a publicity shot circa 1994. Picture: Tom Dion “If it was 1988-89, when Crowded House was... Read more
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Herald Sun
Why superstar Daniel Johns has fled Australiaonstage sexuality — something that once prompted gasping comment from Courtney
Why superstar Daniel Johns has fled Australia
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
onstage sexuality — something that once prompted gasping comment from Courtney Love, widow of Johns’ early influence Kurt Cobain — seems often to be overcome. “He has survived 25 years of intense fame and all the ridiculous pressure that... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Why superstar Daniel Johns has fled Australiaonstage sexuality — something that once prompted gasping comment from Courtney
Why superstar Daniel Johns has fled Australia
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
onstage sexuality — something that once prompted gasping comment from Courtney Love, widow of Johns’ early influence Kurt Cobain — seems often to be overcome. “He has survived 25 years of intense fame and all the ridiculous pressure that... Read more
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News.com.au
Why superstar Daniel Johns has fled Australiaonstage sexuality — something that once prompted gasping comment from Courtney
Why superstar Daniel Johns has fled Australia
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
onstage sexuality — something that once prompted gasping comment from Courtney Love, widow of Johns’ early influence Kurt Cobain — seems often to be overcome. “He has survived 25 years of intense fame and all the ridiculous pressure that... Read more
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The Irish Times
Crime fiction: Ghetto blasters on a road trip to their doomBrown, €17.99) is a Gothic take on the high-school revenge fantasy, as outsider
Crime fiction: Ghetto blasters on a road trip to their doom
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
Brown, €17.99) is a Gothic take on the high-school revenge fantasy, as outsiders Lacey and Dex bond to the strains of Kurt Cobain and Nirvana and plot the downfall of “bitch-goddess” Nikki Drummond, whose boyfriend killed himself in the nearby... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why superstar Daniel Johns has fled Australiaonstage sexuality — something that once prompted gasping comment from Courtney
Why superstar Daniel Johns has fled Australia
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
onstage sexuality — something that once prompted gasping comment from Courtney Love, widow of Johns’ early influence Kurt Cobain — seems often to be overcome. “He has survived 25 years of intense fame and all the ridiculous pressure that... Read more
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The New Statesman
No One’s Little Girl: what it was like to be a woman in the man’s world of punkbands picked up proudly by the riot grrrls – “they made sense for us of what we
No One’s Little Girl: what it was like to be a woman in the man’s world of punk
The New Statesman / Posted 14 days ago
bands picked up proudly by the riot grrrls – “they made sense for us of what we’d done”. On the instigation of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, the first two Raincoats albums were re-released in 1992, with liner notes by Cobain and Sonic Youth’s Kim... Read more
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Hamilton News
The Hip’s end isn’t the end of the musicWhen I heard that Kurt Cobain died, I felt nothing. I was in high school at the
The Hip’s end isn’t the end of the music
Hamilton News / Posted 15 days ago
When I heard that Kurt Cobain died, I felt nothing. I was in high school at the time, but Nirvana’s music never spoke to me. I wasn’t a disaffected young man and quite frankly never understood the appeal. Fast forward a couple of decades and the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
'Tribute: Prince' New Comic Book Releasedknown as Blue Water Comics, has released a number of tribute comic book biograp
'Tribute: Prince' New Comic Book Released
Houston Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
known as Blue Water Comics, has released a number of tribute comic book biographies over the years, including one on Kurt Cobain, as well as ones on John Lennon, George Harrison, Whitney Houston, Amy Winehouse, Michael Jackson and David... Read more
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Daily Mail
Woman puts Taylor Swift's bleached blonde bob to the testopts for the latter, which is done by Amy O'Keefe, a senior stylist at Hare & B
Woman puts Taylor Swift's bleached blonde bob to the test
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
opts for the latter, which is done by Amy O'Keefe, a senior stylist at Hare & Bone Actress Kristen Stewart, 26, debuted a Kurt Cobain style blunt bob and scalp bleach at Cannes Film Festival Highlights open up the cuticles of the hair and they... Read more
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Raw Story
Are pop stars destined to die young?in airplane accidents while on tour.The 27 Club: Robert Johnson, Brian Jones, J
Are pop stars destined to die young?
Raw Story / Posted 16 days ago
in airplane accidents while on tour.The 27 Club: Robert Johnson, Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse all died at 27 years old.High Star MadridA drink, a smoke and a jolt Among the general... Read more
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KNAC.COM
JIM BREUER & Co Debut 'Old School' Videoway from practicing in a garage to playing a huge venue, with guest appearances
JIM BREUER & Co Debut 'Old School' Video
KNAC.COM / Posted 16 days ago
way from practicing in a garage to playing a huge venue, with guest appearances from Ozzy Osbourne, Brian Johnson, and even Kurt Cobain. Breuer says of the track: "This song is the perfect catchy summertime Hard Rock tune for you, and it's a... Read more
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walesonline
This is the WalesOnline #iwill campaignZuckerberg co-founded Facebook at 19 Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft at 20 Ja
This is the WalesOnline #iwill campaign
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
Zuckerberg co-founded Facebook at 19 Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft at 20 Jane Austen wrote Pride and Prejudice by 20 Kurt Cobain started playing the guitar aged 14 Stevie Wonder was signed by Motown Records at 10 Wayne Rooney made his... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
James McCartney rides 'Blackberry Train' to WilmingtonWho are some of your musical heroes and what influence have they had on your ar
James McCartney rides 'Blackberry Train' to Wilmington
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 18 days ago
Who are some of your musical heroes and what influence have they had on your artistry?There are so many influences for me: Kurt Cobain, The Smiths, Radiohead, PJ Harvey, The Cure, The Beatles (“Let It Be” is one of my favorite albums), Neil Young,... Read more
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Dover Post
James McCartney rides 'Blackberry Train' to WilmingtonWho are some of your musical heroes and what influence have they had on your ar
James McCartney rides 'Blackberry Train' to Wilmington
Dover Post / Posted 18 days ago
Who are some of your musical heroes and what influence have they had on your artistry?There are so many influences for me: Kurt Cobain, The Smiths, Radiohead, PJ Harvey, The Cure, The Beatles (“Let It Be” is one of my favorite albums), Neil Young,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kate's girl, 13, is already a Vogue cover starand son of International Development minister Nick Hurd posted a picture of him
Kate's girl, 13, is already a Vogue cover star
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
and son of International Development minister Nick Hurd posted a picture of himself on social media looking like rock star Kurt Cobain — or a hobo, depending on your viewpoint. His grandfather, ex-Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd, favoured elegant... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Violinist ‘forced porn star to drink urine’suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond
Violinist ‘forced porn star to drink urine’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond hair and scruffy beard make him look more Kurt Cobain than Itzhak Perlman — soon moved Youdan into his Manhattan, New York apartment and introduced her to his family... Read more
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Herald Sun
Violinist ‘forced porn star to drink urine’suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond
Violinist ‘forced porn star to drink urine’
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond hair and scruffy beard make him look more Kurt Cobain than Itzhak Perlman — soon moved Youdan into his Manhattan, New York apartment and introduced her to his family... Read more
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Perth Now
Violinist ‘forced porn star to drink urine’suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond
Violinist ‘forced porn star to drink urine’
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond hair and scruffy beard make him look more Kurt Cobain than Itzhak Perlman — soon moved Youdan into his Manhattan, New York apartment and introduced her to his family... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Violinist ‘forced porn star to drink urine’suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond
Violinist ‘forced porn star to drink urine’
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond hair and scruffy beard make him look more Kurt Cobain than Itzhak Perlman — soon moved Youdan into his Manhattan, New York apartment and introduced her to his family... Read more
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Daily Mail
Video sees models styled into 100 years of male pop stars' fashionsback to be dressed in a blonde shaggy wig, tattered jeans and a baggy shirt and
Video sees models styled into 100 years of male pop stars' fashions
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
back to be dressed in a blonde shaggy wig, tattered jeans and a baggy shirt and sweater to look just like Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Contemporary look: Kanye West is the icon of choice for filmmakers in the 2000's section of the video The... Read more
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Perth Now
Porn star: ‘Violinist made me drink urine’suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond
Porn star: ‘Violinist made me drink urine’
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond hair and scruffy beard make him look more Kurt Cobain than Itzhak Perlman — soon moved Youdan into his Manhattan, New York apartment and introduced her to his family... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Porn star: ‘Violinist made me drink urine’suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond
Porn star: ‘Violinist made me drink urine’
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 days ago
suit says. The New York Post reports the bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond hair and scruffy beard make him look more Kurt Cobain than Itzhak Perlman — soon moved Youdan into his Manhattan, New York apartment and introduced her to his family... Read more
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New York Post
Porn star claims famous violinist ex forced her to drink his peecell phone from her.Photo: Eddie Hayes The bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blo
Porn star claims famous violinist ex forced her to drink his pee
New York Post / Posted 19 days ago
cell phone from her.Photo: Eddie Hayes The bad-boy bow pusher — whose long blond hair and scruffy beard make him look more Kurt Cobain than Itzhak Perlman — soon moved Youdan into his Manhattan apartment and introduced her to his family and friends... Read more
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USA Today
Time for teens to tune in to these summer readsalong the way. It’s also downright hilarious when they riff on band names, new
Time for teens to tune in to these summer reads
USA Today / Posted 20 days ago
along the way. It’s also downright hilarious when they riff on band names, new songs or just living life. 'Save Me, Kurt Cobain' by Jenny Manzer (Photo: Delacorte Press) Save Me, Kurt Cobain By Jenny Manzer Delacorte, 272 pp. **½... Read more
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